Napier Boys' High School

Week Ahead: Week 8, Term 2, 2021


Napier Boys High School Week Ahead

Week Ahead: Week 8, Term 2
Monday, 21 – Sunday, 27 June

Women Raising Boys Hui – Advance Notice

The Parent League invite all women raising boys in our school community to an informative evening based on Celia Lashlie’s book, “He’ll be OK”. The event is not for children or students. This is an opportunity to brainstorm, problem-solve and network. Refreshments and a light supper will be served. The hui is Tuesday, 29 June, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in the NBHS Memorial Library.

For organisation and catering, please indicate your interest here:

If you’re interested in joining the Parents League please contact Julie Moffett: Cell: 021 702 616

Senior Debating

Regional debating is in full swing. Our senior debating teams – on the back of winning the Great Debate Plate – head to Woodford House on Tuesday, 22 June. The prepared moot is, ‘This House would make it compulsory to have a COVID-19 vaccination’.

Communication & Contact Details

It is critical that parents/caregivers notify the school of changes to their contact details. Changes should be updated with the school office by emailing Mrs J Gourdie It is important that the email address you provide is an account that you check daily.

Junior Exams

The Y9 and Y10 exams continue Monday, 21 June.

The schedule for Monday is:

Monday, 21 June am pm
Year 9 English Social Studies
Year 10 Science Maths

Parent/Teacher Interviews – Advance Notice

Parent/teacher interviews are in Week 10.

Dayboy interviews are 3:20 – 8:30 pm on Tuesday, 06 July.
Hostel interviews are 1:00 – 3:30 pm on Friday, 09 July.

On both days school will finish at 12:15 pm.
Booking information will be sent out at the end of Week 9.

Goal-Setting Update

Tutor teachers have been contacting senior students’ parents/caregivers to update them on their son’s progress toward the goals that they collectively set in Term One. Following junior exams, tutors will move onto Y9 & 10 students. Contact may be by phone or email.

KAMAR Parent Portal

A reminder that parents/caregivers can access results and historical reports through the KAMAR Parent Portal. Log-in details were posted by mail at the start of the school year. If you have difficulty accessing the portal, please contact Mrs J Gourdie You can access the KAMAR parent portal here:

NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 8

NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Physical Education (SPR) AS1.6 Demonstrate strategies to improve physical performance LEI


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Economics AS2.6 Government policies ONE
Classical Studies AS2.4 Battle of Actium MAR
Biology AS2.3 Demonstrate understanding of adaptation of plants or animals to their way of life SYE, HAD
Art Painting AS2.5 Produce a resolved work (mural) HAR


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Biology AS3.1 Carry out a practical investigation in a biological context, with guidance HAD
DIT AS91906 Python HAM
Classical Studies AS3.4 Alexander the Great: “But Mum don’t you see!” MAR

NCEA Internal Assessments due in Week 9

NCEA Level 1
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Te Reo Māori AS1.5 Waihanga tuhinga (Portfolio Piece 2 of 3) PAK / WHA
Tikanga US16160 Describe the characteristics and actions of a selected atua in accordance with ngā kōrero tuku iho WHA


NCEA Level 2
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Tikanga US16054 Describe the life and achievements of a Māori leader WHA


NCEA Level 3
Subject Achievement Standard Classes involved
Te Reo Māori AS3.5 Waihanga tuhinga (Portfolio Piece 1 of 3) PAK, WHA
Tikanga US27110 Explain the creation of the world in accordance with ngā kōrero tuku iho and analyse its influence on tikanga WHA
Tikanga US29320 Explain how the deeds and roles of selected atua Māori have influenced iwi. WHA

1st Team Results, Week 7

Code Opposition Result
1st XI Hockey Hastings Boys’ High School 5 – 4 win
Basketball Senior A White Hastings Boys’ High School, Junior A 105 – 60 win
Basketball Senior A Blue Lindisfarne College Win, by default
1st XI Football Taikura Rudolf Steiner School 7 – 1 win
1st XV Rugby Gisborne Boys’ High School – Super 8 Round 1 27 – 20 win

1st Team Fixtures, Week 8

Code Date and time Venue
1st XI Hockey v Taradale High School Wednesday 23 June, 6:30 pm Cape Physio, Park Island
Basketball Senior A White v Senior A Blue Wednesday 23 June, 7:00 pm Pettigrew Green Arena
1st XI Football v Lindisfarne College Friday 25 June, 6:00 pm Sportspark, Hastings
1st XV Rugby v Tauranga Boys’ College Saturday 26 June, 12:00 pm Tauranga Boys’ College

My Action Replay Clubs

Old boy and ex-Head Prefect Scinde House, Erin Walshe, from My Action Replay Clubs, has gifted the school a streaming unit for Term 3. A non-subscription provider, the streaming service is aimed at community sport.

We will be streaming the 1st XI football game versus Lindisfarne College on Friday, 25 June from 6:30 pm. Also, we will be streaming the 2nd versus 4th XI football match on Saturday, 26 June at 9:00 am. Streaming this game allows three of our international families to watch their son play.

Link to view –> My Action Replay YouTube Channel

Super 8 Schools Rugby

The 1st & 2nd XV travel to Tauranga for their fixture against Tauranga Boys’ High School on Saturday, 26 June. Updates are posted on the Tribe Sports App. To watch the action live you can subscribe to the streaming service, Sideline.Live.


Sideline.Live has been streaming Super 8 Schools rugby for several years. They have expanded their coverage to include the Super 8 Schools tournaments for other codes. This year they will be streaming hockey, basketball and football. This is a subscription service. To subscribe you can go to our school’s page on the Sideline.Live website

NBHS v Hastings boys

Sports Draws

Sports draws are posted on the school website and school app. Sports draws are updated as we receive them. You can find the sports draws here:


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